Workshop Mastery with Jimmy DiResta: A Guide to Working With by Jimmy DiResta

By Jimmy DiResta

Foreword by means of Nick Offerman

Jimmy DiResta has made a reputation for himself together with his inventiveness and workshop abilities, developing dozens of initiatives for YouTube movies and tv exhibits reminiscent of Hammered and Against the Grain at the DIY community. In Make: Workshop Mastery With Jimmy DiResta, Jimmy and co-author John Baichtal educate readers crucial workshop talents with over a dozen initiatives that discover every thing from mold-making to CNC routing directly to metalsmithing.Projects during this ebook include:

  • Tool-drawer cabinet
  • A chess set
  • One-sheet steel stool
  • A machete
  • Crowbar-hammer mashup
  • An electrical guitar with a carved body
  • Your personal sign
  • A leather-based backpack

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I liked the saw because of the history of it, and I bought it from an antique shop in Alabama. It turned out to be quite sharp, and I use it for fine cuts. People always ask me, why do I hand saw stuff so much? One reason might be simply to stay in practice. Sometimes it’s easier just grabbing a saw and making a few swipes than running an electrical cord. I also use small dovetailing saws and get them from the Home Depot for 13 bucks. Whenever one of them gets dinged up, I just throw it in my junk drawer.

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After that I cut off about 6’ of truss rod that will be supported by those flanges I just cut. Figure 2-23 shows the rod in the chopping band saw. Figure 2-23. Cutting off some steel rod I drilled holes in the center of the disks corresponding to the diameter of the truss rod. I used my Rigid milling machine, which doesn’t get a lot of use. It’s good for long, slow drills. After cutting the center holes I gave each truss a quick polish on the belt sander. Then I drilled the mounting holes with the drill press, with countersink bits to help the brass screws fit flush.

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